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A billion dollar county bond measure, and rebuilding after Harvey (Aug. 2, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: Will a billion dollar bond measure go before Harris County voters for approval in November? Then, City Council Member Letitia Plummer answers your questions. And we begin a four-part series reflecting on lessons from Hurricane Harvey, five years later.


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On Tuesday’s show: Harris County could decide today whether to put a roughly $1 billion bond measure for infrastructure projects on the ballot in November.

Also this hour: Houston City Council Member Letitia Plummer answers your questions about issues facing the city.

Then, the city of Houston is often celebrated for the strides it's made in reducing homelessness. But how effective have these efforts truly been?

And we debut the first episode of Below the Waterlines, a new four-part podcast series from News 88.7 reflecting on lessons from Hurricane Harvey, five years later. In the first installment, reporter Matt Harab finds out what’s keeping one Houston senior from getting back into her home.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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